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A Letter to the desk of the Editor

Hello friends!

We are going to publish another fabulous edition of sketchup-ur-space. We work diligently to make sure that our publication is produced according to your standards and our readers get the best magazine. Our magazine is a publication of the utmost quality that is offering a class by itself.

Read the July issue of our magazine which includes an exclusive cover story presented by Daniel Tal focusing the brief insight on Sketch and Lumion.

Lumion is a real-time 3D visualization tool useful for architects, urban planners and designers. Lumion is a best fit for sketchup user to import a 3d model from sketchup for stunning visualization. The users can also create a real time video with Lumion. Lumion comes up with a extensive package of environmental rendering and animation tools with several useful options in comparison with other 3D rendering and animation software. Recently Lumion 3.2 version has been launched with huge advanced features.

In this article Daniel Tal shows how Lumion with its supreme rendering capabilities can produce amazing images and animations.

In our current issue there will be an interesting interview with Mr. John Parker, the renowned Graphics and Digital Technologies Teacher and eLearning enthusiast. In this interview John shares his experience with sketchup as a teacher.

In tutorial section, Claudio Feldman, an architect and artist, has provided an exclusive tutorial on sketchup and autodesk 123 Catch to make a model of a boat. Mr. Feldman transfers the group photos of the boats in autodesk 123 Catch to create the 3d model and then import the model into sketchup to give it a finishing touch. In another tutorial, Mr. Feldman shows how to create a real world in sketchup.

In article section Árpád Varga, Software developer at CASON Engineering Plc, has presented an article showing how to perform three dimensional data visualization and analysis with Sketchup.

Julian Brooks, in another article, focuses on how LightUp-Analytics plugin provides Sunlight and Daylight analysis within sketchup.

Besides our blog and news sections also cover some interesting topic on sketchup.

Hope our readers will find this issue useful to read and gather some good knowledge for utilizing SketchUp in their work successfully.

Best wishes
Rajib Dey
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